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California Psychedelic Law Updates


It’s been a while since I provided an update on the state of California psychedelics law, but there have been a few important updates in the last few weeks, so it’s now that time.

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Federal court blocks parents in Tennessee from opting out of school mask mandates



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5 Tips for Making Recruiters Your Best Friend and Career Miracle Worker


. Recruiters can be your best ally in developing your career. It’s that time again. We struggle as to whether it’s time to change jobs, hang in there or be thankful we’re in the best firm in the world. Well, maybe the best. OK, the best so far.

Paralegal Burnout: Alternative Careers for Paralegals | Clio

Josh Kern

Paralegal burnout can cripple your mental health. Learn how you can find a way out of burnout—including alternative careers for paralegals

A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee AUD and SUD concerns before they escalate. Understanding AUD and SUD, and providing tools for your workforce to overcome the challenges that they pose, is key to fostering strong mental health at work. Join us for this important how-to discussion.

You Need a Cannabis Business Plan


By and large, cannabis businesses are small businesses. We’ve represented hundreds of these businesses over the years, in many states. Within these businesses one finds many kinds of people.

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Thoughts on Notes


[link] As has happened many times in the past I was prompted by the most recent NCSC Tiny Chat on the Hawai’i Online Dispute Resolution system that preparing notes on one’s legal issue in dispute could be useful? That got me to look at what web-based notes applications are available?

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Diane Was Fabulous During Our Bankruptcy

Diane Drain

“Her assurance that there was nothing to be ashamed of, gave us the incentive to proceed.” Diane was fabulous during our bankruptcy, guiding us every step of the way. After medical bills got us behind, we didn’t know where to turn and felt uncomfortable filing.

Washington State’s Corporate Practice of Medicine Doctrine: A Minefield for Ketamine Management Services Organizations


Many ketamine clinics enter into management agreements with management services organizations (“MSO”).

European organizations urge Poland to change definition of rape and stop restricting press freedom


Several European organizations on Thursday called upon Poland to make changes to the legal definition of rape and condemned attacks on media and the free press.

Building a 5-Star Online Reputation for Your Business

Speaker: Brent Werbeck, GetMoreReviews Co-Founder

Trying to figure out how to turn your happy customer’s comments into 5 star reviews may seem like a daunting task. From internal feedback to Google reviews, what is "really" the way to go? Join Brent Werbeck, Co-Founder of Get More Reviews, in this discussion of how to foster and grow your business's 5-star online reputation.

How to Get the Most from CTC2021 with Exhibitors and Sponsors


Exhibitors and sponsors are a fundamental part of the CTC experience. There are dozens of booths in the exhibit hall. One can plan your in-person visit with our online exhibit hall map so you don’t miss anything.

Supreme Court of Wyoming Finds Statements on Bodycam Footage Were Admissible as Excited Utterances

EvidenceProf Blog

Similar to its federal counterpart, Wyoming Rule of Evidence 803(2) provides an exception to the rule against hearsay for A statement relating to a startling event or condition made while the declarant was under the stress of excitement caused by

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Cannabis Litigation: Solar Therapeutics’ Principal Claims No Personal Liability for Copyright Infringement


Recently, we covered Sacha Baron Cohen and his company’s copyright infringement lawsuit against Massachusetts dispensary Solar Therapeutics, its President and Director, Edward Dow III, filed a motion to dismiss this week for failure to demonstrate Mr. Dow is personally liable for Solar’s conduct.

ECOWAS imposes sanctions on coup leaders in Guinea and Mali


The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) met in extraordinary session on Thursday to consider the situation in the West African nations of Guinea and Mali, imposing sanctions on individuals from both countries.

Process Serving Made Easy: Serve in All 50 States Using One Platform

Speaker: PROOF

PROOF has revolutionized service of process. Using our online platform, create serve requests nationwide and receive live updates with mapped verification of each attempt. PROOF’s technology provides users with complete transparency from start to finish.

America’s Justice System Needs a ‘Course Correction’: Jeremy Travis

The Crime Report

Jeremy Travis. Photo courtesy John Jay College. In one way or another, Jeremy Travis has been involved in almost every significant criminal justice reform effort of the past 50 years.

13 Fascinating Facts About Self-Driving Cars


A study published in Science Direct shows that out of the motor vehicle collisions studied, 64.2 percent of those involving autonomous vehicles were rear-end accidents, compared to 28.3 percent of accidents involving conventional vehicles.


California Cannabis Owners and FIHs Get New Treatment Under DCC Emergency Cannabis Regulations


I’ve preached before on the blog about how often our firm gets pulled into M&A deals where the parties have screwed up reporting the transaction to cannabis regulators on both the state and local levels.

Venezuela judicial independence deeply eroded: UN rights experts


Wills, Trusts, and Estates: The Essentials of Wealth Management

Speaker: Vi Pham, Attorney at Law

Wealth management is a guaranteed practice: as paralegals, it's essential that you know the complexities of wealth management in order to ensure that your client's rights are protected to their fullest extent. Join Vi Pham, Attorney and educator, in this exclusive webinar that will leave you feeling brushed up and ready. This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for continuing legal education credit required to maintain the CP (Certified Paralegal) credential.

Rep. Nunes Wins Major Victory In Defamation Case Against Ryan Lizza and Hearst


We have been following a slew of defamation lawsuits by political figures over the last few years. ( See, e.g., here and here and here and here and here and here and here and here ).

Lawsuit is Filed Over Use of Tire Chalk to Monitor Parking


Woman seeks $50 million and class-action status of tire chalking lawsuit.

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FREE Webinar – Building a Cannabis Business in New York: An Operator’s Perspective


Register HERE ! As New York entrepreneurs gear up to apply for state licenses to produce and sell regulated cannabis products, there are many unknowns surrounding how the business environment will develop.

Armenia commences proceedings against Azerbaijan over persecution and rights violations


The Republic of Armenia on Thursday instituted proceedings against the Republic of Azerbaijan at the International Court of Justice, the United Nation’s top judicial organ, over alleged violations of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) by Azerbaijani authorities.

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Major abortion case set for argument on Dec. 1


Share The Supreme Court announced on Monday that it will hear argument on Dec. 1 in a challenge to a Mississippi law that bans almost all abortions after the 15th week of pregnancy. The case, Dobbs v.

Indiana Police: Drunk Driver Called Wife To Rescue Him…Wife Then Crashed into his Car Drunk


Police in Poseyville, Indiana have a curious criminal case. It started when at 8:24 pm Donald Ricketts, 56, of Poseyville, drove left of center of a highway and struck the driver’s side of a tractor-trailer. He was allegedly drunk and called his wife to come get him.

COVID Telehealth Fraud Caused $1.4B in Losses: DOJ

The Crime Report

The Department of Justice has filed criminal charges against 138 defendants — including 42 doctors, nurses, and other licensed medical professionals — for their alleged participation in numerous health care fraud schemes resulting in nearly $1.4

Federal court rules Wisconsin redistricting case can proceed


A three-judge panel of the US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin on Thursday denied Republicans’ request to dismiss a redistricting lawsuit brought by Democrats.

Justices tweak format of in-person oral arguments to allow time for taking turns


Share The Supreme Court announced on Tuesday that oral arguments will follow a slightly different plan when the justices return to the courtroom for in-person arguments next month.

Heckler’s Veto: Sixty-Six Percent of College Students Say Stopping Speech Is Free Speech


We have previously discussed the worrisome signs of a rising generation of censors in the country as leaders and writers embrace censorship and blacklisting.

Paralegal Automation: Will Paralegals Be Automated?

Sharon Miki

Worried about paralegal automation? Read our blog post to find out if paralegals will be automated and how automation will impact paralegals

Afghanistan dispatches: “Now there are no clients for lawyers…”


JURIST EXCLUSIVE – Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban.

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“What We Lost When We Lost Sandra Day O’Connor”


“What We Lost When We Lost Sandra Day O’Connor”: Linda Greenhouse has this essay online at The New York Times